Election season brings questions about the ethics of current members and their Gulfport City Council endorsements.
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With the upcoming election season, Gulfport looks to the ballots to see who could join City Council. Both Ward I and Ward III offices are open for re-election. There may not be much change. The deadline for election qualification was on Monday, Dec. 11 at noon. Three candidates turned in their election packets. Meet the […]
At the Sept. 5 Gulfport City Council met to discuss Gulfport’s operating budget. Citizens spoke up on what will happen with the money.
We ask the Ward III councilmember to talk about his experiences in Gulfport, a few of his favorite things, and why his husband is his hero.
Even though Gulfport had no election in March, the seated council members up for election had to get sworn in anew.
Some snippets of things said at the March 15 Gulfport City Council meeting.
At the Mar. 1 Gulfport City Council meeting, a resident suggests Council may have had a back room discussion about its own pay raise.
Council changed course at its Mar. 1 meeting and voted itself a higher pay raise than it did at its Feb. meeting. Of the council, Christine Brown, Michael Fridovich, and Mayor Sam Henderson voted for the $20,000 and $15,000 pay; April Thanos and Paul Ray voted against.
Some snippets of things said at the Feb. 15 Gulfport City Council meeting.
Council voted 3-2 to give itself a pay raise, the first since 2017. Gulfport’s mayor currently makes $14,400 per year, while council members bring home $10,800 annually.
At its Feb. 1 meeting, Gulfport Council said it would not change its noise ordinance. It also declined to move forward with a proposal by Vice Mayor April Thanos to remove “residents only no parking signs” on some Gulfport streets.
Abstract Art for Autism Announces Wesley Ray as the new president. Ray will lead alongside husband and Gulfport city council member Paul Ray.